Sixth Sunday in Easter
May 22, 2022 10:00 a.m.

Dear Foothills Community,

We are back to hybrid service.
Policies for in-person worship:
·     Masks are strongly recommended indoors, and optional outdoors
·      Seating will be free (no distancing enforced)
·      Sign-in is required for contact tracing
·      Doors will remain open for ventilation (dressing in layers is recommended
for comfort)

Dr. Rev. Claire Bamberg will be doing the sermon this Sunday, it will be a hybrid service and Rev. Bamberg would really like to meet all of you if you are comfortable with coming to church in person. After the service there will be a congregational meeting with Rev. Bamberg, she is hoping you will be able to attend.

You can reach us by phone or email during the week.

Pastor Chris: (559) 647-7599  
Pastor Chris’ Office Hours
Pastor Chris is happy to meet with you on the phone, on Zoom, in person at church, or at a local venue. Please make an appointment by emailing our Church Administrator Veronica at When Pastor Chris preaches on Sunday, he has the following Monday and Tuesday off.
Pastor Chris has Friday and Saturday off if he will be assisting with worship that Sunday.

Jean Jeffress: (415) 710-8392
Pastor Jean's office hours are Fridays from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. Call, email, or text Pastor Jean to set an appointment for an office visit, a visit to your home, a meeting at a cafe, or even a park. If Fridays are not good for you, then just reach out to Pastor Jean to arrange an alternative time for a phone call or Zoom appointment. She looks forward to connecting.

Veronica Nourse Church Administrator (650) 282-7718
Sunday at Foothills May 22 10:00am

Click HERE to download and /or print the Order of Service.

Here's How to Join the Service

Connect on a computer, smart phone or tablet at:  

To call in from a telephone, dial +1-669-900-6833 and type Meeting number: 885 456 770 when prompted. The passcode is 461.
The service will also be recorded and posted to

Prayer Requests

If you have a prayer request or joy you're willing to share with the congregation, your options for doing so will be explained just before the prayer time.

If you'd like your prayer to be included in the weekly email sent to the Prayer Circle, please email it to Bob Willwerth at If you want to share your request privately with our minister, call or text Chris at 559 647 7599.
Children's Program at Home

Sing Along!
Little Things by Mark Burrows 
This beautiful song was a favorite of our Elementary Choir singers some years ago. It’s comforting to know that all of the good things we do, no matter how small, contribute to making our world a better place.
Lessons with Teacher Laura
Children’s Time 5/15/22: Dismantling 
Children’s Program Lesson 5/15/22: The Parable of the Sower  

This Week at Foothills: May 19 - May 26, 2022
Information on all of our groups and meeting dates can be found on our website

Sunday, May 22, 10:00 a.m. Worship - Pastor Chris

Claire Bamberg Schedule:
Please mark your calendars for all gatherings that apply to you:
Thursday, May 19
7:00 pm - Executive Council meeting Zoom
Friday, May 20
11:00 am - Staff meeting Hybrid
2:00 pm - Faith Development Committee meeting Zoom
4:00 pm - New Member Growth Committee meeting In person
7:00 pm - PRC training, part one Zoom
Saturday, May 21 
9:30 am - PRC training, part two Zoom
 Sunday, May 22 
10:00 am - Worship Hybrid
Immediately followed by all-congregational meeting Hybrid
Immediately followed by meeting with Executive Council (and representatives from the Diaconate)Hybrid
Monday May 23, 7:00 pm Circle of Women on Zoom click HERE password is Foothills

Tuesday May 24, 11:00 am Book Group on Zoom click HERE

Tuesday, May 24, 3:00 p.m. Lectionary Bible Study

Wednesday, May 25 10:30 am Nature Hike with Bobbi Callison

Thursday, May 26, 11:00 a.m. Truth Seekers

Thursday, May 26, 5:00 pm Movie Night

Thursday, May 26, 7:15 pm Executive Council Meeting
Comments and Ideas?

Foothills Congregational Church UCC
461 Orange Avenue
Los Altos, California 94022
(650) 282-7718